ND Theatre NOW!: Wildflower
Department of Film, Television and Theatre
Sunday, October 4, 2015, 2:30 PM
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 7:30 PM
Thursday, October 8, 2015, 7:30 PM
Friday, October 9, 2015, 7:30 PM
Sunday, October 11, 2015, 2:30 PM
by Lila Rose Kaplan
A student-driven project directed by FTT senior Anthony Murphy.
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Peter Pan (1924)
Classics at the Browning
Sunday, October 4, 2015, 3:00 PM
Directed by Herbert Brenon
With Betty Bronson, Ernest Torrence, Virginia Browne Faire, Anna May Wong
Not Rated, 102 minutes, 35mm
Live musical accompaniment by Nick van Lieshout '17
Ingeniously capturing the mysteries and adventures of childhood, James M. Barrie's timeless play became one of the most popular films of the 1920s. Betty Bronson stars as Peter Pan, the boy who never grew up, who charms Wendy and her brothers to fly with him to Never Never Land. On this distant island of dreams and magic, they struggle to rescue the Lost Boys from Captain Hook and his band of pirates, encountering along the way the delightful fairy Tinkerbell, a man-eating crocodile and a band of valiant Indians. Free admission.
Barry McGovern Reads Joyce and Beckett
Keough-Naughton Institute for Irish Studies
Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 4:00 PM
Barry McGovern's reading will include sections from the prose, poetry and plays of Samuel Beckett, and an edited reading of the "Cyclops" episode from James Joyce's Ulysses. This is a free but ticketed event with no intermission.
City of Life and Death (2011)
Genocide and Film
Tuesday, October 6, 2015, 8:00 PM
Directed by Lu Chuan
With Hideo Nakaizumi, Ye Liu, Yuanyuan Gao
Not Rated, 135 minutes, 35mm
Mandarin with English subtitles
The first big-budget Chinese fiction film to deal with the Rape of Nanking, City of Life and Death paints an epic portrait of wartime conflict, filled with an ensemble of conflicted characters caught in the crossfire. Director Lu Chuan based the film on the recorded witness testimony from real-life survivors of the massacre, meticulously recreating the infamous reign of terror conducted by the occupying Japanese army in the Chinese capital of Nanking in 1937. The series Genocide and Film is presented in conjunction with the exhibit “Germany’s Confrontation with the Holocaust in a Global Context,” on view in the Great Hall of O’Shaughnessy September 28–October 16.
Blackboard Jungle (1955)
Cold war Media Culture
Wednesday, October 7, 2015, 8:00 PM
Directed by Richard Brooks
With Glenn Ford, Sidney Poitier, Vic Morrow
Not Rated, 101 minutes, DVD
Glenn Ford plays an idealistic English teacher at an inner-city school who meets resistance from both students and teachers as he tries to make a difference in their lives. The film has become renowned for it use of Bill Haley’s “Rock Around the Clock” during its opening credit sequence which ushered in a new era of rock and roll music. Free admission.
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